Dec 3, 2012 3:00pm PST
cairo. thank you. the royal family is about to get bigger. palace officials say prince william and wife kate are expecting their first child. the dutchs of cambridge is in the hospital tonight in what is described as a severe case of morning sickness. the child would be third in line for the throne behind the father and grandfather prince charles. president obama and the first lady officially extended their congratulations today. >> pope benedict will tweet from his personal account a beak from tomorrow. the vatican says he will tweet in eight languages starting the 12. right now the pope has more than a quarter million followers on twitter. just in english. judges who live in class houses should not throw stones. we'll expound on that next in the grapevine. the question online and maybe at the water cooler today is halftime of a football game the right place to advocate for gun control? you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight.
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
"weekly standard." juan williams, columnist with the hill. syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. okay, bill, is this part of the kabuki theater, the dance, choreographed back and forth? or are we really looking at something that is in deep trouble here? >> it looks to me more like the theater. the president understandably is going to put out his optimal scenario first. especially since he is going to try to hammer republicans on the greatest vulnerability, the president will say over and over i propose and the senate democrats passed the tax cut, 98% of all americans to take a lot of, a lot of what the fiscal cliff is. move a lot of the damage to the economy on january 1. let's go ahead and pass that. we can debate the upper income taxes and the spending later. it's not implausible, you can make a sophisticated argument why it's a mistake but as a first blush argument the president has the advantage. >> bret: juan? >> i think that you are starting to see much of the posturing and the poxing and the -- positioning and the democrats and president have advantage and trying to take
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
judicial analyst. juan williams, columnist with tannehill. byron york from the "washington examiner." judge, what do you make of this? we had back and forth and we talk about this every day. every day there are developments. >> the president insistence on raising tax rate is reprehensible and violates economics 101. raising tax rates will not necessarily produce more revenue. the president is more interested to punish the rich and perceived reward for base. doesn't put more money in the federal treasury. the republicans give in to this in spirit of compromise, i respect alan simpson. but this is a time for the republicans to say no to spending no, borrowing. no to taxes. do you any any republicans sent to congress to facilitate the president spending to us oblivion? they no. or they will be sent home. >> president feels like he was elected on a campaign where he mentioned on the stump many times, raising tax rates. >> i understand that. >> but under our system the congress writes the law and president enforces them. if they don't go along with the law that the president wants it won